At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Tilman Altenburg

contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer 2018 as head of the “Sustainable Economic and Social Development“ department at the German Development Institute, GDI.  

All articles of Tilman Altenburg


How green industrial policy can boost prosperity

Why environmental protection can lead to more employment in developing countries

Green industrial policy

Reducing poverty whilst transitioning to a green economy

The double challenge of generating growth and transitioning to clean economies

Industrial policy

Pragmatism instead of ideology

State industrial policy should appropriately govern market processes

Structural change

The retail revolution

WalMart, Tesco and others are conquering markets in developing countries


Opportunity for rural development

Biofuels: chances for rural development in India

Our Contributors


The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.